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Election Day is here and we’ve got your cheat sheet on all the candidates, including judicial: take the Procrastinator’s Guide with you to the polls.
Where do you go? Find your polling place with the city’s Atlas tool. FYI, you don’t need ID unless you’re voting at a location for the first time. What if poll workers turn you away or you’re not on the books? What if you requested a mail ballot but never got it? Check our How to Vote guide for the answers. Happy democracy-ing.
Special Korean tasting menu at Art Museum restaurant
A new tasting menu at the Philadelphia Museum of Art’s Gehry-designed restaurant grants a culinary dimension to the current “Shape of Time” exhibition, which explores Korean art after the country lifted its travel ban in 1989. The six-course menu is designed to be “one step away” from tradition, said executive chef Hoon Rhee, a first generation Korean American.
Ali Mohsen has details on the dishes, which incorporate many of the chef’s childhood favorites taken up a notch — and the special dalgona cookies available in the museum cafes. Continue reading…
RECAP: What else happened?
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• Get your fill of election discourse with good government group the Committee of Seventy, which today will livestream 18 different interviews with policymakers and civic leaders. For results tonight, check our sister site WHYY News — we’ll post as soon as races are called. [Facebook/WHYY]
• West Oak Lane politico hot spot Relish is closed and Queen Village’s Famous 4th Street Deli apparently isn’t her jam. Cherelle Parker will be spending her Election Day lunch at South Jazz Kitchen on North Broad. [BP 2019/BP 2015]
• South Jersey power broker George Norcross is threatening to sue the Eagles after he was ejected from the Linc on Sunday for refusing to remove a U.S.-Israel flag draped over the edge of his box. Stadium rules don’t allow banners on its structure, or signs that are “not event-related.” [@julieroginsky/Courier-Post/Lincoln Financial Field]
• The union that represents Philly police officers elected its first Black president, Roosevelt Len Poplar, a 33-year veteran who currently serves as FOP vice president. [Tribune$]
• Updated designs were revealed for the Bethel Burying Ground Memorial, a public art installation coming to Weccacoe Playground, which was built atop a historic Black burial site in Queen Village. [South Philly Review/PlanPhilly 2019]
• You can explore the cosmos at the Franklin Institute’s new “Wondrous Space” installation, the first part of an $8.5 million overhaul that’ll take the number of exhibitions from 12 down to six. [Franklin/WHYY]
For what’s likely the first time in eight years (or more), Mayor Kenney has an empty public schedule on Election Day.
ON THE CALENDAR
🍻 Billy Penn event! BP Quizzo lands in Germantown at Attic Brewing Co. for Philly news and history trivia, with happy hour specials and prizes. Free with RSVP. Join us! (6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 16)
🎲 Drag Queen Bingo comes to the Gayborhood, with food and drink specials and prizes for a $10 ticket price. (7 to 9 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 9)
🌳 Sign up now for Love Your Park Fall Weekend, with dozens of cleanup events being organized at green spaces across the city. (Saturday and Sunday, Nov. 11-12)
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